Photographic copy of an original painting by Samuel E Stuart, showing Mechanics Bay, Auckland, [between 1877-1906]
Reference Number: 1/1-002840-G
Photographic copy of an original painting by Samuel E Stuart, painted between 1877-1906, depicting a scene at Mechanics Bay, Auckland, in 1861. Shows a Maori group in the foreground, by a row boat. They sit by a road coming down from a slight rise on the left. Sailing boats, and a waka, are close to the shoreline, where a man stands with a horse and cart. In the distance is a three masted sailing vessel. Further around the shore, on the left, are two people by a whare. Houses are on the hills above the bay. Photograph taken for the Auckland Star newspaper by an unidentified photographer.
Auckland Star :Negatives, Reference Number PAColl-3752 (207 digitised items)
Extent: 1 b&w copy negative(s)Glass negative. Horizontal imageSingle negative
Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted
Other copies available: File print available in Turnbull Library Pictures750. Stuart, Sam. "Mechanics Bay, 1861"(PFP-031846)
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